Anyone who knows me, knows I’m fascinated by history and the context it provides for current geopolitics. And few places have been more intriguing to me than Central Europe so I jumped at the chance to tour a handful of cities recently from Warsaw to Budapest with Megan.
It only seemed fitting that I grabbed my favorite camera and the remaining rolls of tri-x from my fridge for the trip. I was lucky enough to stand in front of some pretty amazing history. What was my favorite place? …I’d have to say I felt the strongest connection to Poland.
Hope you enjoy a few frames.
“A history of Europe is a history of Wars,” I was told. World War II is a part of history I don’t really think many people from my generation fully appreciate or understand. I say that because I’ve tried to study a decent amount of it and still find myself at a loss for comprehension of reason and scale. I don’t know that seeing Auschwitz-Birkenau or so many other places ravaged by war helped me understand, either. But undeniably, I came away with something I can’t put my finger on. Here are a few more frames…